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Earth and Space Science #2
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Lava
Extrusive
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
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Rock cycle
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
Igneous rock
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
12 terms
Earth and Space Science: Earth in Space
Asteroids
Tides
Axis
Rotation
small, rocky bodies that move with a solar system
the alternating rise and fall of the surface of the ocean or…
an imaginary straight line running through Earth from pole to…
the spinning of a body, like Earth, on its axis
Asteroids
small, rocky bodies that move with a solar system
Tides
the alternating rise and fall of the surface of the ocean or…
43 terms
Earth and Space Science (test 2)
The most abundant element in the earth…
In what type of fault do rocks along o…
Eighty-five percent of all earthquakes…
A bowl shaped hollow more than 2 miles…
Oxygen
Strike-slip fault
shallow focus
caldera
The most abundant element in the earth…
Oxygen
In what type of fault do rocks along o…
Strike-slip fault
8 terms
Earth and Space Science 2
renewable resources
recycle
hydropower
hurricane
resources that can be replaced and reused
to take something old and make it into something new
a renewable power that uses the force of moving water to make…
a windstorm that starts over the ocean and changes land on th…
renewable resources
resources that can be replaced and reused
recycle
to take something old and make it into something new
10 terms
Science: Earth and Space Quiz #2
Three primary plant food elements
the primary plant food element that st…
a substance composed of only one type…
nitrogen-fixing bacteria covert atmosp…
nitrogen, phosphorus and pottasium
nitrogen
element
ammonia
Three primary plant food elements
nitrogen, phosphorus and pottasium
the primary plant food element that st…
nitrogen
50 terms
Science earth and space Test 2
inner core
shallow-focus
Ring of Fire
Caldera
layer of the earth that is thought to be solid
85% of earthquakes are this type
narrow zone of active volcanoes in the Pacific Basin
formed by the collapse of an underground magma chamber
inner core
layer of the earth that is thought to be solid
shallow-focus
85% of earthquakes are this type
108 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 2
tectonic earthquakes
tremor
tsunamis
aftershocks
earthquakes that result from sudden movements of rock beneath…
weak earthquake
giant sea waves
smaller earthquakes or tremors that occur after the earthquake
tectonic earthquakes
earthquakes that result from sudden movements of rock beneath…
tremor
weak earthquake
48 terms
Earth and Space Science #2
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Lava
Extrusive
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
-
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Rock cycle
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
Igneous rock
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
79 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 2
geology
crust
sediments
seismic waves
study of the earth
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
deposits of sand, mineral fragments, or organic materials usu…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
geology
study of the earth
crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
31 terms
Subtest II Earth and Space Science
Calendar
Time Zones
Seasons
eclipses
days based on earths rotation on axis 1 rotation=1 day... months…
divided into zones representing on hour. East moving later in…
causes by earths tilt on axis as it revolves around sun.... orie…
shadow of earth or moon cast on other body. ... Lunar moon and s…
Calendar
days based on earths rotation on axis 1 rotation=1 day... months…
Time Zones
divided into zones representing on hour. East moving later in…
31 terms
Earth and Space Science 8.2
cloud
adiabatic cooling
shape and height
cumulus
when the temperature falls below the dew point, the air's wat…
most clouds result from ____________ ___________ of moist air
meteorologists classify clouds into ten basic categories base…
a heap, clouds that are white, billowy clouds that resemble p…
cloud
when the temperature falls below the dew point, the air's wat…
adiabatic cooling
most clouds result from ____________ ___________ of moist air
14 terms
Earth space science 2
Crust
Mantle
Core
Iithosphere
Earth's outermost layer.
A sheath of tissue that encloses the vital organs of a mollus…
Congress of Racial Equality
Earths outermost physical layer.
Crust
Earth's outermost layer.
Mantle
A sheath of tissue that encloses the vital organs of a mollus…
50 terms
Earth and Space Science 2
gnath
chondr
oste
ichthy
jaw
cartilage
bone
fish
gnath
jaw
chondr
cartilage
23 terms
Earth and Space Science 2
relative humidity
Unstable
white caps
deposition
indicates how close air is to saturation
Air is most likely to rise when it is _____.
What waves form when they topple over
Barrier islands form because of ______.
relative humidity
indicates how close air is to saturation
Unstable
Air is most likely to rise when it is _____.
Science Earth and Space 2
Fision
Fusion
corona
Comets, dust, frozen
the splitting of atoms
the combining of atomic nuclei to form one nucleus.
The _____ is in the sun's atmosphere
_____ are made of ice, _____, and _____ gases.
Fision
the splitting of atoms
Fusion
the combining of atomic nuclei to form one nucleus.
23 terms
Earth Space Science 2
air pressure
barometer
pressure gradient
Coriolis effect
IS DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE AIR AND IS DETERMINED BY SEVERAL…
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
Pressure difference between two points
(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame…
air pressure
IS DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE AIR AND IS DETERMINED BY SEVERAL…
barometer
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
97 terms
Earth & Space Science Review
Constructive process
Constructive process
Constructive process
What makes deltas and sand dunes?
volcanos
tectonics plates
sediment
sediment
Constructive process
volcanos
Constructive process
tectonics plates
53 terms
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE- SPACE
Open System
Closed System
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Allows matter to pass across the system boundary. Energy can…
Does not allow matter to pass across system boundary. Energy…
Gas envelope surrounding Earth
All water on Earth
Open System
Allows matter to pass across the system boundary. Energy can…
Closed System
Does not allow matter to pass across system boundary. Energy…
61 terms
Earth and space science 2
our moon
Terrae
mare
our sun
-gravity is 1/6th of earths gravity... -density is 3.3 * density…
lighter/higher sides on craters
lower areas appear darker on craters
-main sequence star... -photosphere: outer visible surface
our moon
-gravity is 1/6th of earths gravity... -density is 3.3 * density…
Terrae
lighter/higher sides on craters
59 terms
Earth and Space Science #2
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Lava
Extrusive
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
-
-
Rock cycle
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
Igneous rock
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
59 terms
Earth and Space Science #2
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Lava
Extrusive
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
-
-
Rock cycle
- allows us to see many of the interactions among the many co…
Igneous rock
- one of the three classes of rock, whether below or above th…
40 terms
Earth and Space Science
Apparent Magnitude
Asteroid Belt
Astronomical Unit
Biosphere
a measure of apparent brightness as viewed by an observer on…
an area made of rocks and metal that separates the inner and…
unit used to measure distances in the solar system
refers to the part of the Earth in which all the life forms e…
Apparent Magnitude
a measure of apparent brightness as viewed by an observer on…
Asteroid Belt
an area made of rocks and metal that separates the inner and…
41 terms
Praxis II 5018 Geology-Earth & Space Science
Chemical Weathering
Earth's Basic Structure
Physical Weathering
Magnetic Field
* rain water reacting with the mineral grains in rocks to for…
Core, Mantle, Crust
*caused by the effects of changing temperature on rocks, caus…
It's thought that the Earth's magnetic field is generated by…
Chemical Weathering
* rain water reacting with the mineral grains in rocks to for…
Earth's Basic Structure
Core, Mantle, Crust
60 terms
Earth Space Science Set #2
5730 years
1630 B.C. tsunami
parallax
karst topography
half life of radioactive parent isotope Carbon-14
In 1630 BC, the explosion of Santorini caused this which erad…
used to measure the shift in the apparent position of a star
Mammoth Cave region in Kentucky is an example
5730 years
half life of radioactive parent isotope Carbon-14
1630 B.C. tsunami
In 1630 BC, the explosion of Santorini caused this which erad…
61 terms
Earth and Space Science 2
What is an element?... a. A substance tha…
The number of ___________ in the nucle…
The atomic number of carbon is:... a. 3... b…
4. The two most common elements in ear…
A
C
B
A
What is an element?... a. A substance tha…
A
The number of ___________ in the nucle…
C
11 terms
Earth & Space Science
Axis
Constellation
Equator
Galaxy
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A pattern or grouping of stars that people imagine to represe…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Constellation
A pattern or grouping of stars that people imagine to represe…
19 terms
Earth/Space Science Space Exploration
artificial
astronaut
astronomer
astronomy
manmade
a person who flies in a rocket or space... shuttle
one who studies astronomy or makes... observations of celestial…
the science of celestial bodies and their... properties
artificial
manmade
astronaut
a person who flies in a rocket or space... shuttle
16 terms
Earth Space Science Chapter 2
Continent
Rotation
axis
North Pole
One of the seven large land masses on the earth.
spinning of the earth
the imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
latitude of 90*N - Point farthest north on the earth
Continent
One of the seven large land masses on the earth.
Rotation
spinning of the earth
22 terms
Space and Earth Science Vocabulary
planet
ellipse
focus
perihelion
a large object orbiting a star that doesn't produce light of…
a flattened circle
point used to define an ellipse (two are used); the closer th…
when a planet is at its closest to the sun
planet
a large object orbiting a star that doesn't produce light of…
ellipse
a flattened circle
9 terms
Science The earth in space 2
What percent of the earth is always li…
One earth year is ?
The length of the daylight hours and n…
one complete turn on the earth's axis…
50%
365.25 days
False
Rotation
What percent of the earth is always li…
50%
One earth year is ?
365.25 days
37 terms
BJU Space and Earth Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary
geocentric theory
Ptolemaic theory
eccentric
retrograde motion
old idea of the universe where earth is at the center
a geocentric model of the universe by an Egyptian named Ptolemy
when a planet is orbiting something but that something is not…
stopping and then backing up
geocentric theory
old idea of the universe where earth is at the center
Ptolemaic theory
a geocentric model of the universe by an Egyptian named Ptolemy
65 terms
Earth and Space Science
anemometer
barometer
climate
convection
An instrument for measuring and indicating the force or speed…
An instrument for determining the pressure of the atmosphere
The average course or condition of the weather at a place usu…
The circulatory motion that occurs in a fluid at a non-unifro…
anemometer
An instrument for measuring and indicating the force or speed…
barometer
An instrument for determining the pressure of the atmosphere
Praxis II 5018 Geology-Earth & Space Science
Chemical Weathering
Earth's Basic Structure
Physical Weathering
Magnetic Field
* rain water reacting with the mineral grains in rocks to for…
Core, Mantle, Crust
*caused by the effects of changing temperature on rocks, caus…
It's thought that the Earth's magnetic field is generated by…
Chemical Weathering
* rain water reacting with the mineral grains in rocks to for…
Earth's Basic Structure
Core, Mantle, Crust
79 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 2
geology
crust
sediments
seismic waves
study of the earth
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
deposits of sand, mineral fragments, or organic materials usu…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
geology
study of the earth
crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
16 terms
Earth and Space Science - ES.2
atmosphere
ocean
weathering
core
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
A large body of salt water
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The central part of the earth below the mantle
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
ocean
A large body of salt water
33 terms
Earth and Space Science 2.2
tectonic earthquakes
tremor
tsunamis
aftershocks
earthquakes that result from sudden movements of rock beneath…
weak earthquake
giant sea waves
smaller earthquakes or tremors that occur after the earthquake
tectonic earthquakes
earthquakes that result from sudden movements of rock beneath…
tremor
weak earthquake
15 terms
Unit 2- Earth and Space Science
mineral
rock
hardness
luster
a solid, nonliving substance found in nature
a nonliving material made of one or more minerals
how easily a mineral can be scratched
how light reflects off of a mineral
mineral
a solid, nonliving substance found in nature
rock
a nonliving material made of one or more minerals
45 terms
Earth and Space Science 4.2
erosion
caves
rain
runoff
the physical process when water or wind may carry away the ro…
underground cavities
this is what the process of erosion usually begins with
excess water left from erosion
erosion
the physical process when water or wind may carry away the ro…
caves
underground cavities
17 terms
Earth Space Science Chapter 2
What makes a mineral a mineral?
What are some optical properties of ro…
rocks are mineral mixtures that ____ a…
how do scientists describe and delinia…
it is naturally occuring, has an orderly crystaline structure…
luster, ability to transmit light, color, streak, tenacity, h…
lack
by observing its properties.
What makes a mineral a mineral?
it is naturally occuring, has an orderly crystaline structure…
What are some optical properties of ro…
luster, ability to transmit light, color, streak, tenacity, h…
30 terms
Earth and Space Science
weathering
physical weathering
ice wedging
chemical weathering
the process by which rocks are broken down by forces of nature
the breakdown of large rocks into fragments by physical force…
occurs when rainwater or melted ice soaks into tiny cracks in…
the process when minerals in rock react chemically with air o…
weathering
the process by which rocks are broken down by forces of nature
physical weathering
the breakdown of large rocks into fragments by physical force…
22 terms
Science - Earth and Space - 2.2
earthquakes that result from sudden mo…
earthquakes beneath a body of water ge…
smaller earthquakes or tremors after a…
the study of earthquakes is called
tectonic earthquakes
tsunami
aftershocks
seismology
earthquakes that result from sudden mo…
tectonic earthquakes
earthquakes beneath a body of water ge…
tsunami
41 terms
Praxis II 5018 Geology-Earth & Space Science
Chemical Weathering
Earth's Basic Structure
Physical Weathering
Magnetic Field
* rain water reacting with the mineral grains in rocks to for…
Core, Mantle, Crust
*caused by the effects of changing temperature on rocks, caus…
It's thought that the Earth's magnetic field is generated by…
Chemical Weathering
* rain water reacting with the mineral grains in rocks to for…
Earth's Basic Structure
Core, Mantle, Crust
37 terms
Earth and Space Science 2.1
geology
crust, mantle, core
crust
sediments
the study of earth
three major earth layers
made of solid rock, earth's outer layer, the part geologists…
deposits of sand, mineral fragment, or organic materials usua…
geology
the study of earth
crust, mantle, core
three major earth layers
25 terms
Earth Space Honors-Space Science 2
Weak Force
Absolute Magnitude
Absorbers
Apparent Magnitude
acts between leptons and is involved in the decay of hadrons
brightness of a object(within space) as it would be seen from…
a material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs neutrons without…
magnitude of a celestial object measured from Earth
Weak Force
acts between leptons and is involved in the decay of hadrons
Absolute Magnitude
brightness of a object(within space) as it would be seen from…
30 terms
BJU Space and Earth Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary
geocentric theory
Ptolemaic theory
eccentric
retrograde motion
old idea of the universe where earth is at the center
a geocentric model of the universe by an Egyptian named Ptolemy
when a planet is orbiting something but that something is not…
stopping and then backing up
geocentric theory
old idea of the universe where earth is at the center
Ptolemaic theory
a geocentric model of the universe by an Egyptian named Ptolemy
38 terms
Earth and Space Science 2.3
volcano
vent
magma
magma chamber
an opening in the earth's surface through which hot gases, as…
the central feature of a volcano is this channel through whic…
molten rock
this reservoir of magma which may lie 3 to 4 miles beneath th…
volcano
an opening in the earth's surface through which hot gases, as…
vent
the central feature of a volcano is this channel through whic…
8 terms
Science Earth and Space quiz 2
Phase
Revolve
Rotation
Solar Energy
The changing appearance of the Moon as seen from the Earth.
To move around an object in a circle
To spin in place.
a form of energy from the Sun
Phase
The changing appearance of the Moon as seen from the Earth.
Revolve
To move around an object in a circle
34 terms
Earth and Space Science 6.2
ocean currents
surface currents
gyre
gulf stream
large streams of ocean water that flow at or below the surface
the prevailing winds, constantly blowing over the water's sur…
the earth's rotation influences surface currents so that the…
a warm surface current that originates off the tip of Florida…
ocean currents
large streams of ocean water that flow at or below the surface
surface currents
the prevailing winds, constantly blowing over the water's sur…
Earth and Space Science Study Guide 2
copper
longwall mining
Faces
atom
brass is an alloy of ______ and zinc
Mining that uses a rotating drum that travels down a long tra…
crystals are generally characterized by many flat surfaces ca…
most basic unit of matter
copper
brass is an alloy of ______ and zinc
longwall mining
Mining that uses a rotating drum that travels down a long tra…
35 terms
Earth/Space Science Vocabulary
anemometer
axis
barometer
cardinal points or directions
spinning cups - measure wind speed
an imaginary line of spin through Earth's center
measures air pressure
north, south, east, west
anemometer
spinning cups - measure wind speed
axis
an imaginary line of spin through Earth's center
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